Good news - we're open for limited services in Wembley. Ujima House is now actively under refurbishment and we'd love your help in making the space the best it can be.

Please pay attention to the main LHS mailing list or pop into our #london-hack-space IRC channel and say hello.

During this interim period donations and continued membership are greatly appreciated while we transition to our new space.

Equipment/Kiosk

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Kiosk
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Model IBM 4838-740
Sub-category Systems
Status Good working order
Last updated 22 October 2018 20:28:02
Training requirement no
Training link Unknown
ACnode no
Owner LHS
Origin donation from Sully
Location 1st floor by the lobby door
Maintainers Sysadmin team

This is the machine next to the 1st floor front doors that drives the Membership_Kiosk, It runs Debian.

It runs an X server and on boot it connects into adminstuff via ssh and runs Chrome with the Chrome window displayed on the kiosk, it then goes to this [1] section of the london hackspace website for the UI.

There is also some code that talks to the card reader and pastes any card UIDs found into a hidden field on the web page.

If the kiosk gets restarted you'll need to click the mouse once on the chrome window for it to get focus (or be activated or brought to the foreground or something like that) before it will read cards.

It also runs waspd from here: https://github.com/londonhackspace/wasp-label-printer to talk to the printer.

Obsolete code that is not used here: https://github.com/londonhackspace/enrolment

See also Equipment/WASP_WPL305E, Membership_Kiosk